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Orange Blossom Fig & White Chocolate Ice Cream – wicked!

March 1, 2013

It’s the first day of autumn here in the Adelaide Hills today and there are signs of harvest everywhere.   Driving along the winding roads becomes a little more hazardous as we dodge the large grape-picking machines which travel from vineyard to vineyard, the enormous double-trailered (there’s probably a name for these) trucks carrying the precious [...]

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Coconut, Cranberry & Choc Chip Cookies using Coconut Oil

January 15, 2013

I’m quite a creature of habit – a condition which tends to leave me largely immune to most passing fads, dietary or otherwise.  While I am happy to admit that I’m a greedy girl, for the most part I attempt to moderate my food variety and intake – I don’t miss out on things I [...]

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Flourless Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

September 21, 2012

It’s going to be a long day today.  My son was up and out the door at 0430 hrs this morning on his way to catch a plane to Brisbane for his football trip/weekend.  Football trips have been in the news in Australia of late for all the wrong reasons and, like most 19 year-olds, [...]

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Chocolate Peanut Spread – leaving you with sweet memories!

May 8, 2012

Well my lovelies, things are about to get a little bit of a shake-up on this blog as of later this week.  The Husband and I are off on holidays in a few days and will be spending the next five or so weeks in Italy, Paris and London, via HongKong!  I’ll be taking along [...]

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St. Patrick’s Day – the wearing (and eating) of the green

March 19, 2012

St. Patrick’s day has always been a special day to me.  Coming from bog-Irish stock on both sides, as I do, it was always celebrated in some way or other in our family when I was growing up.  We were (and still are) very proud of our Irish heritage and it was a very distinct [...]

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Christmas food – keeping it local

December 15, 2011

Well folks we are really coming to the pointy end of the year now, with only ten sleeps left until the fat man shows up.  It’s a ridiculously busy time of the year for us all as we race to finish important jobs off at work, catch up with everybody we haven’t had time for [...]

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